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“Cineaste” #8: Digigeddon, pt.3

Monday, May 19th, 2014

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe rejoices as he discovers first-run 35mm prints are still available despite the threat of digital conversion perpetuated by the exhibition industry.

C-U Film Leader: 6.27.2013

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about THE GARDEN OF CHLOE auditions, the passing of Gary Gardner, on-line Pens to Lens videos, the Avon Theatre’s new little sister, and film contests galore!

“Cineaste” #7: Digigeddon, pt.2

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe finally takes a stand by electing to produce his next feature film, PHANTOM COMPANION, on 16mm instead of digital.

C-U Film Leader: 11.15.2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

In the first edition of C-U Blogfidential’s NEW all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about Shatterglass Studios achievements, Sine Fine Films activity, “Cinema-Scoping” resurrection, and the Roger Ebert documentary!

“Cineaste” #6: Digigeddon, pt.1

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe puts up his dukes to block the digital double sucker punch being thrust onto independents by both the motion picture exhibition and production industries.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.08.2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we report first news of two short film projects, preview the Big Muddy and Insect Fear Film festivals, note entertainment media mentions of area college alums, and more!

“Cineaste” #5: Panning the view

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe wonders if vibrant digital bits and rumored economic savings will unceremoniously steal him away from analog celluloid as his filmmaking medium of choice.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.30.2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we mention two film festival opportunities and a production grant, note the passing of Bingham Ray and Eiko Ishioka, dare to touch Andy Dick’s pigskin (movie), and more!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.22.2012

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we address several developments in media and intellectual property involving restored copyright, Kodak bankruptcy, SOPA/PIPA, and an AMPAS report. Yes, get serious.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.14.2012

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we filter thoughts on a film commission, dispense the skinny on various deadlines and doings, and marvel at the meticulous wealth of movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.06.2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we earn a new Missouri fan, learn of a Mark Johns plot to impress Roger Ebert, yearn for cool friends doing cool things, and churn the waters to scoop out the movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.30.2011

Friday, December 30th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we highly suggest you offer help to your movie neighbors, secretly hope you follow some media links, and absolutely trust you’ll seek out the movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.23.2011

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we offer you Holiday Movie Gift Advice (TM) free of charge, bestow upon you several intriguing links for a song, and suggest to you many reasonably priced movies now playing and renting!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.16.2011

Friday, December 16th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we wish you Happy Holidays because we can, we share an imminent need for Camera Operators on a downstate Illinois indie, and we stash mistletoe amongst the movies now playing/renting near you!